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Icelander

Author: Dustin Long
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Nabokovian goof on Agatha Christie ; a madcap mystery in the deceptive tradition of The Crying of Lot 49 ; The Third Policeman meets The Da Vinci Code. Icelander is the debut novel from a brilliant new mind, an intricate, giddy romp steeped equally in Nordic lore and pulpy intrigue. When Shirley MacGuffin is found murdered one day prior to the annual town celebration in remembrance of Our Heroine's mother -- the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories, Icelandic
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dustin Long
ISBN: 193241651X 9781932416510
OCLC Number: 68966685
Description: 249 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Dustin Long.

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"A Nabokovian goof on Agatha Christie ; a madcap mystery in the deceptive tradition of The Crying of Lot 49 ; The Third Policeman meets The Da Vinci Code. Icelander is the debut novel from a brilliant new mind, an intricate, giddy romp steeped equally in Nordic lore and pulpy intrigue. When Shirley MacGuffin is found murdered one day prior to the annual town celebration in remembrance of Our Heroine's mother -- the legendary crime-stopper and evil-thwarter Emily Bean -- everyone expects Our Heroine to follow in her mother's footsteps and solve the case. She, however, has no interest in inheriting the family business, or being chased through steam-tunnels, or listening to skaldic karaoke, or fleeing the inhuman Refurserkir, or-- But evil has no interest in her lack of interest, and thus ; adventure ensues."

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